“We reside in a musical globe that is significant on camaraderie and collaboration,” The Notorious Stringdusters’ Chris Pandolfi claims. “It’s a single of the definitely attractive points about the bluegrass scene.”
As the banjo participant describes, The Notorious Stringdusters have taken “full advantage” of that spirit for the duration of their winter season tour supporting their previous mates Greensky Bluegrass— collaborating nightly and even coming with each other as portion of the stray advert hoc tremendous teams Booger Magnolia and Leather Sure on a particularly particular evening.
The Notorious Stringdusters’ communal spirit is also on full screen throughout their new LP, Towards the Fray, which finds the Grammy-successful team on the lookout further inward than potentially ever just before. Penned in the course of the depths of the global pandemic and in the shadow of George Floyd’s murder, the LP also serves as a musical doc of the frequently tumultuous previous two years. Nevertheless, the team nonetheless appreciates how to have enjoyable, as their marathon winter operate evidently proves. “Much of the camaraderie in between our bands unfolds during the exhibit, but there are also many fantastic moments backstage— discovering every single other’s songs, hoping new arrangements and setting the stage for no matter what is to come,” Pandolfi claims of the Dusters’ the latest run with Greensky Bluegrass. “This is the fun part.”
Here, the members of The Notorious Stringdusters present a glimpse in their lives on and off the stage through their the latest celebratory operate, alongside with photographs by George Trent Grogan of Mountain Trout Pictures.